Dr. Shim Named Crocker Family Chair in Cancer Innovation

Dr. Hyunsuk Shim, a Principal Investigator of the Brain Imaging Group, was named as the inaugural holder of the Crocker Family Chair in Cancer Innovation in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The Crocker Family Chair is named after a gift from Dr. Ian Crocker, a recently retired radiation oncologist and innovator at Emory University. His family’s contribution will continue to support the pioneering research that Dr. Shim and her colleagues do to improve outcomes for patients with glioblastoma.


The full Winship Cancer Institute press release can be viewed here.


Congratulations Dr. Shim!

Dr. Shim (second from left) received the endowed chair at a ceremony attended by the donors, the Crocker Family, and several others from the Emory administration. From left to right: Dr. Walter Curran, Director of Winship; Dr. Hyunsuk Shim; Dr. Vikas Sukhatme, Dean of the Emory School of Medicine; Mrs. and Dr. Ian Crocker; and Dr. Jon Lewin, CEO of Emory Healthcare.
From left to right: Scott Cordova, Dr. Jon Lewin, Dr. Hyunsuk Shim, Saumya Gurbani, Dr. Lee Cooper.


Saumya Gurbani

Saumya Gurbani

MD/PhD Student Biomedical Engineering

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